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47 - Positive cultural relations

Goal 7 - Desired Condition 47 - Relations among Albuquerque’s cultures and races are positive and respectful.


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"Relations among Albuquerque's cultures and races are positive and respectful"

Our Conclusion:


Based on the Following criteria:

Local Trend is NEGATIVE
Albuquerque, compared to others, is MIXED
Citizen perception compared to data MATCHES

Local Trend LOCAL TREND:

A strong and growing majority of Albuquerque residents perceive that relations among different racial and cultural groups in Albuquerque are excellent or good. In the last 14 years, those rating relations as excellent or good has increased from 47% to 61%, while those rating relations as fair or poor has declined from 52% to 37%. Also, the disparity in median income between the community and racial/cultural groups is relatively small, especially for Hispanics and to a lesser degree, Native Americans. African American median income is approximately 72% of the overall median income.


No comparative data exist for this condition except for that comparing income disparity. Albuquerque ethnic and racial groups rank relatively high when compared to relative income in the other peer cities (except for Salt Lake City where both Hispanics and Native Americans have higher percentages).

Citizen Perception CITIZEN PERCEPTION:

Citizens rank this condition as the most important in Goal 7 and perceive that the community is making progress toward achieving this condition.


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